Messages from Ooltewah
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Our messages our designed to honor God and be relevant in our lives. We hope that you will take a moment to and explore what God might have to say to you.
Do you feel sometimes that you are not “qualified” to be a witness for Christ? A lot of us feel inadequate to do this, because we’ve made mistakes, got in trouble, or created a situation that leaves a mark on our hearts and minds. We feel we’re not good enough, but that outlook couldn’t be […]
What’s your story? Some of us like to tell others of our experiences in life, but what about our faith experience? When faced with an opportunity to share your faith, what do you do? God encounters are essential to our walk of faith, but sharing these experiences is the key to bringing people closer to Jesus. Journey […]
In the history of western civilization- no organization has had more influence on the foundations of our society than the Christian Church. Through Jesus, the church can make a strong impact on the world.In the past- Christianity has shaped our laws and morality, our ethos and ethics, our value for human life and healthcare, education, […]
By Faith Alone- but what is Faith: how do we define it? Where does it come from? Are we capable of creating our own faith? Ask yourself this: would you rely more on your faith or your Father’s? God has proved again and again that He is faithful. He has shown us, not only in […]
What’s the difference between “repentance” and “penance”? What do those words mean in our lives? For some, it mean feeling guilty about something you have done, but you’re only halfway right. Repentance can be far more cleansing and far more liberating than simply feeling bad for yourself. Hear this encouraging and enlightening message, and find out […]
What is the worship of God to you? Is worship something we just do at church? Do we treat worship more as a social gathering rather than a union of fellow believers acknowledging and praising their Savior? Where do we find worship in ourselves? In our heads? In our hearts? Ask yourself these questions as you […]
Martin Luther said some pretty amazing things. When you have the time, visit the link provided below. But tread carefully! He had the tendency to be a bit brash, and not everything that he said should be taken as sacred. Some of his quotes are quite humorous, so approach this reading with an open mind, […]
Have you ever been in a situation where you felt you were doing the right thing, but you knew you would get in a lot of trouble doing it? You had the conviction to see this event through to its conclusion, even though there were consequences you would have to face. That’s exactly what Martin […]
We want so much to change our world. There are things that happen in our lives and others that we want to make right. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with that thinking. But in this world of various views and conflicting interests, what we perceive as right can be slightly different or completely opposite from those […]
Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ 32 For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, […]